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Anna Kendrick Joins Joe Swanberg Comedy

NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 19:  Actress Anna Kendrick attends the Summer Party on the HIGH LINE, Presented by COACH at The Highline on June 19, 2012 in New York City.  (Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images for Coach)

Anna Kendrick will star in mumblecore lord Joe Swanberg's Drinking Buddies, a Chicago-set comedy, Deadline reports. Unexpected! Swanberg's low-fi style and tendency toward realism doesn't generally scream "starlet," but one cannot live on a cappella movies and Twilights alone.

Photo: Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images